• Bar Harbor Whale Watch

    Bar Harbor Whale Watch


    Water Activities

    About Us

    We are Maine's largest boating tour company and offer lighthouse, lobster and seal, nature, and park tours. Come with us and see the largest animals on earth-whales! Visit a puffin seabird-nesting wildlife refuge island and also encounter a great diversity of offshore seabirds. See Acadia National Park from the water! Haul lobster trap aboard our Lobster Fishing and Seal cruise! All cruises and tours are fully narrated by professional naturalists and/or National Park rangers who are available to answer all your questions. Conveniently located next to the downtown pier. Trips run daily May - October.


    Humpback fluking!
    Hauling lobster traps aboard the Miss Samantha!
    Harbor seals on the ledges!
    Our ranger-led tour Acadia By Sea!
    Petit Manan Island Lighthouse seen from the Puffin and Lighthouse tour!
    One of our vessels, the Friendship V!
    Watching a humpback aboard the Whale Watch! We are Whale SENSE company!
    Atlantic Puffin sitting in the water and photographed from our tour vessel!
    Bald Eagle photographed during our nature cruise!
    Atlantic white-sided dolphin seen on the whale watch trip!
    Join us for a sunset nature cruise!
    Osprey nest on day marker in Frenchman Bay!
    Come see the coastal beauty of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island!
    Puffin flying with fish in its beak!
    Lobster caught aboard the Miss Samantha! Don't worry, it was tossed back!
    Humpback named "Halfmoon"! Can you see how this whale got its name?
    Seals hauled out on the rocks on Egg Rock Island!
    A rain-blow as a whale surfaces!
    A pair of Atlantic puffins!
    A beautiful day on Frenchman Bay!